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Chalk Paint™ Beyond the Basics: Texture, Blending, Mixing and more!

Chalk Paint™ Beyond the Basics: Texture, Blending, Mixing and more!

Next date: Sunday March 8th & Sunday April 19th

It’s time to elevate your painting practice to a whole new level!

Introducing Chalk Paint™ Beyond the Basics: Texture, Blending, Mixing and more!

This class goes far beyond the basics to bring you advanced techniques for using Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan. Expect a dynamic, playful workshop where you'll be mixing techniques, trying out multiple colours, and using paint and wax together to create amazing effects.

 Working on sample boards, you will:

  • Learn how to do an ombré blending technique.
  • Create a pallet wood effect using texture, washes, dry brushing and painting over wax.
  • Make your own custom colour by mixing different shades of Chalk Paint™.
  •  Learn how use Chalk Paint™ as a stain for raw wood.
  • Make a special coloured glaze by mixing Chalk Paint and Wax together.
  • Try Annie Sloan’s lacquer, plus we'll discuss advantages and disadvantages of topcoats, and when to use them.

This workshop will also refresh your waxing techniques and review different brush stroke techniques to achieve different looks. All four waxes will be out to try, plus lots of colours of Chalk Paint™ to play with!

Cost is $75 + tax. Spots are limited. Please note: a $25 non-refundable deposit will be retained for all cancellations.

And if you'd like to shop when you're done, you'll receive 15% off your purchases!

The course is taught by Katrina Barclay, owner of Malenka Originals. Ottawa's only certified Chalk Paint stockist and trainer, Katrina has trained in several locations around North America, and even with Annie Sloan in Oxford, England. Katrina has taught furniture-painting techniques to thousands of people over the last 6 1/2 years, and brings her extensive experience and thorough teaching style to this new class.

Workshops are held at Malenka Originals in Hintonburg, 1098-B Somerset Street W.

Please note:  it is highly recommended that participants first take our Introduction to Chalk Paint™ workshop, or already have significant experience using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ and Wax.

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